The Collect: Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
First Lesson: Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 Both will be read from the Amplified Bible
Psalm 118:1-2,14-24 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Second Lesson: Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43 both will be read from Lexham English Bible
Gospel: John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 Both will be read from The Message Bible
John 20: 1-18
Closing Prayer: On April 14 we remember Edward Thomas Demby, and Henry Beard Delany, Bishops. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.